Travel to Zurich by Train

Those arriving by train can easily explore downtown Zurich from the Main Railway Station.

Thanks to seasonal offers, supersaver tickets and international tickets, you can get to Zurich cheaply by train. 

The trip to Zurich is particularly tempting by train, because you arrive at the Zurich Main Railway Station right at the heart of town. From here, shopping and attractions are just a short distance away. You also find the Tourist Service of Zurich Tourism inside the Main Railway Station.    

Zurich's Main Railway Station is the largest and one of the oldest railway stations in Switzerland. With over 2,900 trains per day, it’s also one of the busiest railway stations in the world. The station is a major hub and connects Zurich with Paris, Milan, Hamburg, Munchen, Vienna, Budapest and other cities in Europe.

Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB)

With more than 327 million passengers a year, the SBB is Switzerland’s biggest travel and transport company.

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Swiss Travel System

Are you coming to Switzerland for just a few days or for as long as a whole month? With the Swiss Travel System passes, you can plan your very own individual tour on a network of more than 12,000 miles covered by trains, buses and boats.

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Deutsche Bahn (DB)

Travel by rail to Zürich from all the large cities in Germany.

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TGV Lyria

From Paris to Zürich in only four hours, thanks to the high-speed rail network

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Rail Europe

European Routes & Trains

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Österreichische Bundesbahnen (ÖBB)

ÖBB Railjet
The ÖBB Railjet transports you 6 times a day quickly and comfortably from Austria to Switzerland. Treat yourself to Business Class and enjoy the lovely panorama views of Switzerland! You can also travel very reasonably on railjet with Sparschiene tickets starting at just EUR 29.

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ÖBB Sparschiene
With the extremely reasonable Sparschiene offers from ÖBB, you can travel from Austria to Switzerland from just EUR 29. For shorter routes (e.g. Innsbruck-Zürich), there are tickets available from just EUR 19. Attractive Sparschiene offers are also available for first class and connecting journeys.

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ÖBB Nightjet
With ÖBB Nightjet, the Austrian Federal Railways‘ night train, you can comfortably travel to many destinations in Europe.

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